The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Software Engineer
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 27 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 6 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.86% 2.49% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.74% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £415 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £410
% change year-on-year -0.60% +1.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £38.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +29.87% -30.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 200 219 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 95.24% 90.87% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 112 174
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 42
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.53% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Somerset

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Somerset

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Somerset

Java Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +2 1 £415 +10.66% 1
Java Software Engineer
South West

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Java Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region featuring Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) C++
3 11 (84.62%) UML
4 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
4 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) Time Management
5 7 (53.85%) OO
5 7 (53.85%) C#
5 7 (53.85%) Scrum
6 5 (38.46%) JPA
7 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Apache Camel
7 4 (30.77%) SDLC
7 4 (30.77%) Spring
7 4 (30.77%) Luciad
8 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
8 3 (23.08%) CSS
8 3 (23.08%) RIA
8 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
9 2 (15.38%) Web Development
9 2 (15.38%) DevOps
9 2 (15.38%) User Experience
9 2 (15.38%) Microservices
9 2 (15.38%) Change Control
9 2 (15.38%) HTML
9 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (15.38%) SQL

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
1 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) JPA
2 4 (30.77%) Apache Camel
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
5 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Java EE
5 1 (7.69%) JDBC
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) RIA
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) UML
4 7 (53.85%) OO
4 7 (53.85%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Time Management
5 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) C++
3 7 (53.85%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) Ada
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Luciad
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Sencha